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College English Association--Middle Atlantic Group Conference 2016

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association--Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
dkaloustian@bowiestate.edu

College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE 2016
Call for Papers
“Cultivation”
5 March 2016
Keynote Panel:

Conference: Embodiment, Perception, and Critical Practice (8-9 July 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Dickel
contact email: 
simon.dickel@rub.de

EMBODIMENT, PERCEPTION, AND CRITICAL PRACTICE
Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Germany) 8-9 July 2016
Call for Papers

Crossings & Intersections

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Studies Student Association (CSSA) at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
FAUCSSAConference@gmail.com

CROSSINGS & INTERSECTIONS

CSSA at FAU ANNUAL CONFERENCE
April 8-9, 2016
Boca Raton, FL

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2016
EMAIL: FAUCSSAConference@gmail.com

Forms of Feeling: Navigating the Affective Turn

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Forms of Feeling: Navigating the Affective Turn
April 2, 2016
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Keynote Speaker: Patricia Clough (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

[UPDATE] Habitats and Hazards (11/30/15;2/19/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2016: an interdisciplinary environmental humanities conference
contact email: 
lgerigui@lasierra.edu,chicks@lasierra.edu

Our theme invites exploration of the habitats and/or hazards of any aspect of humanities studies. Papers may explore the conference theme as applied to the texts of humanities studies (e.g. the hazardous spaces of "Jane Eyre"), or the various crises that threaten the material world now or in the past (e.g. popular culture depictions of pollution). Presenters are invited to (re)frame the terms of the theme in ways relevant to their projects.

Panel on Print, Public Readership, and Alternative Literary Modernities - abstracts due December 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rasoul@ualberta.ca

CFP for Panel at CCLA

Georgia Philological Association: May 20, 2016 Conference and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

The eleventh annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 College Station Drive, Macon, Georgia on Friday,

Commitment and Critique: Contemporary Literature and the Political Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Editors Dr Blossom N. Fondo (foreverblossom@gmail.com) Dr Adamu Pangmeshi (pangmeshi@gmail.com)
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com, pangmeshi@gmail.com

It is an undeniable fact that indeed literature has moved from the realm of mere entertainment to one of commitment.

Second Annual Conference in Hispanic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Hispanic Studies Graduate Student Organization - University of Houston
contact email: 
hsgso@uh.edu

The Hispanic Studies Graduate Student Organization (HSGSO) of the Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of Houston cordially invites abstract submissions to the Second Annual conference in

Second Annual Conference in Hispanic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Hispanic Studies Graduate Student Organization (University of Houston)
contact email: 
hsgso@uh.edu

The Hispanic Studies Graduate Student Organization (HSGSO) of the Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of Houston cordially invites abstract submissions to the Second Annual conference in

Call for Papers and Creative Writing

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary journal from the north
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

The quint’s twenty ninth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and r

Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

Habit Graduate Conference (Rutgers, New Brunswick): DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers Long Eighteenth Century Trans-Atlantic Graduate Studies Group
contact email: 
rutgers.18c@gmail.com

"HABIT, my good reader, hath so vast a prevalence over the human mind, that there is scarce anything too strange or too strong to be asserted of it."
-- Henry Fielding, Joseph Andrews.​

Call for Papers Crisis and Transformation: Rethinking Knowledges, Histories, Identities, Technologies. 2016 ASPECT Graduate Con

full name / name of organization: 
The Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought (ASPECT)
contact email: 
aspectconferencevt@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Crisis and Transformation:
Rethinking Knowledges, Histories, Identities, Technologies.

2016 ASPECT Graduate Conference
Friday, April 1 – Saturday, April 2

POETOMACHIA: THE INDIGENOUS VOICE (last date of submission : 30th May, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
AN ANTHOLOGY OF ARTICLES (ISBN NUMBER APPLICABLE)
contact email: 
sayandey89@yahoo.com

Editor: Mr. Sayan Dey
Introdution to be given by: Dr. Lakhsmi Bandlamudi, City University, New York
Foreword to be given by: Dr. Martine Chemana, University of Sorbonne, France

Call For Papers: YALE INTERASIA CONNECTIONS CONFERENCE: Friday February 27, 2016. Deadline: December 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Yale InterAsia Initiative
contact email: 
inter.asia@yale.edu

Call For Papers: YALE INTERASIA CONNECTIONS CONFERENCE 2016
Friday February 27, 2016
Application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1IxhfvzWOnqiDuAB9gNHXPYtlngLLCCqQpOElunR...

The Nature of Our Humanity

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

The Nature of Our Humanity
(See HERA’s website for an expanded description.)
www.h-e-r-a.org/

ANGLICA: An International Journal of English Studies, Jan 31, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw
contact email: 
m.a.sokolowska-paryz@uw.edu.pl

ANGLICA: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES is a peer-reviewed annual print and electronic journal under the auspices of the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw.

Race in the Americas Graduate Conference April 25th-26th, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Hemispheric Americas Lecture Series, The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA)
contact email: 
raceamericasconference@gmail.com

The Hemispheric Americas Lecture Series at Penn State invites proposals for a two-day interdisciplinary graduate student symposium on the topic of “Race in the Americas.” Some central questions we

[UPDATE] Abstract Deadline Extended: 11/1/15 | 21st Southwest English Symposium, Feb 2nd, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest English Symposium/Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

Date: February 20th, 2015

Theme: Objects & Commodities

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference--Deadline extended to Nov. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Proposals by 1 November 2015 For SPACA Conference February 10 - 13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
shiggins@unm.edu

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 1 November 2015

For the Southwest Popular / American Culture Association’s 37th Annual Conference.

February 10 - 13, 2016

[Update] Disability and the Environment in 20th-Century American Literature (Edited Collection; December 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Toward an Ecosomatic Paradigm: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (edited collection under contract)
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

I am seeking manuscripts to complete an edited collection, _Toward an Ecosomatic Paradigm: Disability and the Environment in American Literature_, which is focused on the intersection between disabili

[UPDATE] CFP--Transnational Cityscapes--Edited Collection (Abstracts due December 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Dale Pattison, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
contact email: 
dale.pattison@tamucc.edu

Call for Papers
Transnational Cityscapes

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Writing Award

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios / University of Central Florida
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society is sponsoring a writing contest for currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students.

Journal of Florida Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios / University of Central Florida
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

Call For Papers

29th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference--April 1-2, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios / Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

The 29th Annual MKR Conference
The Florida Yacht Club, Jacksonville, FL
April 1-2, 2016

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: 2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh University English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 1, 2015

Request for book proposals: monographs and edited collections

full name / name of organization: 
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
contact email: 
camilla.harding@cambridgescholars.com

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is an independent academic publisher, committed to providing a forward-thinking publishing service that champions original thinking, whilst ensuring we put our authors at

INVITATION FOR OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATIONS - LAST DATE OCTOBER 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
CSC JOURNALS
contact email: 
cscpress@cscjournals.org


INVITATION FOR OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATIONS
http://www.cscjournals.org

Call for Undergraduate Research Papers in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2016 Issue.

"Realisms without an Alternative?" Panel - ACCUTE 2016 - Calgary, AB May 28-31

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English
contact email: 
gmiller@mta.ca or brad.congdon@dal.ca

Realisms without an Alternative?
Organizers: Brad Congdon (Dalhousie) and Geordie Miller (Mount Allison)

In-Between: Liminal Spaces in Canadian Literature and Culture [January 10; June 2-4, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Stefan Brandt, Susanne Hamscha, Ulla Kriebernegg, Simon Daniel Whybrew / Department of American Studies & Center of Inter-American Studies, University of Graz
contact email: 
in_between2016@uni-graz.at

Conference to be held on June 2 to 4, 2015 at University of Graz, Austria.

Abstract due: January 10, 2015

Medicine and Modernity in the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
St Anne's College, Oxford
contact email: 
medicineandmodernity@ell.ox.ac.uk

Medicine and Modernity in the Long Nineteenth Century
St Anne’s College, Oxford
10th – 11th September 2016

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: CHRISTOPHER HAMLIN AND LAURA OTIS

In our current ‘Information Age’ we suffer as never before, it is claimed, from the stresses of an overload of information, and the speed of global networks. The Victorians diagnosed similar problems in the nineteenth century. The medic James Crichton Browne spoke in 1860 of the ‘velocity of thought and action’ now required, and of the stresses imposed on the brain forced to process in a month more information ‘than was required of our grandfathers in the course of a lifetime’. Through this two day interdisciplinary conference, hosted by the ERC funded Diseases of Modern Life project based at Oxford, we will explore the phenomena of stress and overload, and other disorders associated with the problems of modernity in the long nineteenth century, as expressed in the literature, science, and medicine of the period. We seek to return to the holistic, integrative vision of the Victorians as it was expressed in the science and literature of the period, exploring the connections drawn between physiological, psychological and social health, or disease, and offering new ways of contextualising the problems of modernity facing us in the twenty-first century. We are particularly interested in comparative perspectives on these issues from international viewpoints.

Call for Papers *New* : Socrates Vol. 3 No.4 (2015) Issue- December

full name / name of organization: 
Socrates: Scholarly research Journal
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Research papers and manuscripts are invited for consideration of publication in the regular issue- VOL. 3 NO. 4 (2015) ISSUE- DECEMBER OF the Journal SOCRATES. Deadline: November 20, 2015.

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